Scott Samuel “Scooter” Braun is an American businessman and talent manager who is best known as the manager of Justin Bieber, Martin Garrix, and Ariana Grande. Here is a quick summary of Scooter Braun’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Scooter Braun Early Life
Scooter Braun was born on June 18, 1981, in New York City, New York, United States. he was born to Ervin Braun, a dentist, and Susan Braun, an orthodontist. Braun has four other siblings, Cornelio, Liza, Sam, and Adam.
His brother Adam, is the founder of the charity organization called “Pencils of Promise”. He founded the organization after he encountered a situation that touched him, he asked an Indian boy what he wanted as a gift and the boy told him he wanted a pencil. He attended the Greenwich High School.
He received his university education from the Emory University in Atlanta. He did not complete his University education. He met Yael Cohen, a Canadian health activist, in 2013. The couple tied the knot on July 6, 2014. They have two children.
Scooter Braun Career, Awards & Achievement
Scooter Braun started his career as a party organizer when he was at the Emory University. He was hired to organize after parties on a tour dubbed Anger Management Tour, this tour featured Ludacris and Eminem.
He eventually met Jermaine Dupri, director of So So Def, who gave him a marketing position in So So Def. He was appointed the Executive director for marketing the following year, he was 20 years old at that time. He later started his own marketing company.
He saw a YouTube video of Justin Bieber singing a song by Ne Yo. Braun contacted Pattie Mallette, Justin Bieber’s mom who agreed to allow to move to Atlanta to work with Braun. They first released videos online and after recording success online, Braun pitched Justin Bieber with two artists, Justin Timberlake and Usher Raymond.
Justin Bieber was later signed on to L.A Reid’s’ label, Island Def Jam. Usher and Braun also set up their company, Raymond – Braun Media Group. They managed to work out a deal where both the label and the new company took cuts from all revenues generated by Justin Bieber.
He signed Ariana Grande onto his management company in 2013. They parted ways in February 2016 but they reunited in September 2016. He has also worked with several other artists including Asher Roth, Black Eyed Peas, PSY, CL, Dan + Shay, Steve Angello, EDEN, Kanye West, Carla Ray Jepsen, The Wanted, Karlie Kloss, Lil Dicky, Martin Garrix, The Knocks, Moxie Raia, Rixton, Hilary Duff, Sheppard, Todrick Hall, Tori Kelly.
Awards & Achievements
He was featured in the August 2012 release of Billboard’ “Forty Under Forty” Special Issue. That edition was titled “Scooter Braun and Other Power Players on the Rise”. He was also featured in the magazine’s 2013 release. In the same year, he was featured on the Time 100 List. Scooter Braun won the award for “The Best Talent Manager” at the “International Music Industry Awards” in 2016.
Net worth of Scooter Braun
Scooter Braun has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He accumulated his wealth from his career as a talent manager. Braun has been successful in managing artists who are now top-notch artists. His company is his only source of income. There are no records of other businesses.
Scooter Braun is actively involved in Charity works. The artists he manages are also involved in charity projects. He contributes massively to his brother, Adams’ foundation called “Pencils of Promise”. The charity organization has helped build over 200 schools in developing countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Scooter Braun has helped many artists and models in achieving massive success, he is widely celebrated as one of the best talent managers.